The Superintendent s Fieldbook

Author: James Harvey
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483306399
Format: PDF, ePub
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Guidance for ever-changing challenges, success through improved effectiveness Equip yourself to face the demands of a superintendent with this practical guide for new and veteran district leaders. Understanding leadership and budgets is only one piece of a pie that has grown to include privatization, performance-based teacher compensation, technology, and global comparisons like PISA. Based on research with 300 superintendents, this new edition is your touchstone for practical advice on how to: Survive on the job Bargain like a pro Work with your school board Tackle the achievement gap Explain to the public what's right with American schools

The School Superintendent

Author: Theodore J. Kowalski
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321797
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The School Superintendent: Theory, Practice, and Cases is the essential guide to succeeding as a superintendent or as an administrator in another district-level position. Comprehensive in both theory and practice, this textbook and reference guide examines the role and responsibilities of school district administration in professional, social, philosophical, and political frames, while balancing perspectives of rewards and challenges commonly expressed by school superintendents. Important topics covered include the emerging role of superintendent as communicator, the changing conditions in districts and schools, inadequate funding for public schools, and the treatment of policy administration, leadership roles, and community involvement. Fully updated, the Third Edition provides: greater emphasis on the challenges facing novice superintendents; new material on strategic planning and visioning; new and expanded coverage of contemporary issues such as inadequate district funding and social challenges; additional figures, tables, key terms, and other helpful learning tools; and more.

Superintendent Leadership

Author: Elaine L. Wilmore
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295298
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by leadership expert Elaine L. Wilmore, this ideal resource helps aspiring and practicing superintendents attain proficiency in the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards.

21st Century Education A Reference Handbook

Author: Thomas L Good
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265992
Format: PDF, Kindle
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21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook offers 100 chapters written by leading experts in the field that highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides undergraduate education majors with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education—issues informing debates that involve all Americans. Key Features: · Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source ideal for their classroom research needs, preparation for GREs, and research into directions to take in pursuing a graduate degree or career · Offers more detailed information than encyclopedia entries, but not as much jargon, detail, or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters · Explores educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum, and instruction · Offers a reader-friendly common format: Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, References and Further Readings 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare teachers, professors, and administrators for their future careers, informing the debates and preparing them to address the questions and meet the challenges of education today.

The Superintendent as CEO

Author: John R. Hoyle
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483351912
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The first of its kind, this unique text identifies the knowledge needed by current and aspiring school district CEOs to become high performers.

In Search of Understanding

Author: Jacqueline Grennon Brooks
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871203588
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Argues for the development of classrooms based on constructivist pedagogy.

The Promises and Perils Facing Today s School Superintendent

Author: Bruce S. Cooper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education
ISBN: 9780810841956
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book presents, in 11 chapters, a comprehensive look at the school superintendent that will be welcomed in the fields of education management and policy. Many different perspectives are represented: studying the school manager (Glass, Kowalski, and Glasman), minorities in the profession (Ortiz and Brunner), and the radical decentralization of the British school system under Thatch and Major (Campell, Powell, and Parker). Legal positions and collective bargaining are also discussed to great effect. Professors, public school educators, and policymakers should all find this book useful due to the critical nature of the superintendency.

Supervision

Author: Jeffrey Dr. Glanz
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475814968
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This edited volume presents the most current thinking about state of the field of supervision. It gathers the top scholars in the field to bring their knowledge and expertise to bear on some of the intractable problems and issues in the field. Readers will be impressed by the depth and breadth of coverage. Combined with the latest theories, the volume provides practical ideas to improve teaching and learning in schools for all students.